Guide to the Jay Feldman Papers D-587

Liz Phillips
University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
2015
1st Floor, Shields Library, University of California
100 North West Quad
Davis, CA 95616-5292
speccoll@ucdavis.edu
URL: https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/special-collections/


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
Title: Jay Feldman Papers
Creator: Feldman, Jay, 1943-
Identifier/Call Number: D-587
Physical Description: 13 linear feet
Date (inclusive): circa 1980-2010
Abstract: Research materials for author Jay Feldman's books Manufacturing Hysteria and When the Mississippi Ran Backwards. The collection also includes audio tapes of oral histories of Japanese Americans.
Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.

Biography

Jay Feldman is the author of When the Mississippi Ran Backwards: Empire, Intrigue, Murder, and the New Madrid Earthquakes (2005), Suitcase Sefton and the American Dream (2006), Manufacturing Hysteria: A History of Scapegoating, Surveillance, and Secrecy in Modern America (2011), and Hitting: An Official Major League Baseball Book (1991).

Scope and Contents

Research materials for Feldman's books Manufacturing Hysteriaand When the Mississippi Ran Backwards. The collection also includes audio tapes of oral histories of Japanese Americans.

Access

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Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed.

Acquisition

Gift of Jay Feldman, 2015.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jay Feldman Papers, D-587, Department of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Civil Rights -- United States -- History
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 19th century
New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812
Japanese Americans -- Interviews
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Feldman, Jay, 1943- -- Archives